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Republican National Convention 2012

Jaweed Kaleem

The Story Behind Romney's Mormon Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has largely shied away from discussing his Mormon faith on the campaign trail, choosing instead to make his record as a businessman the ce...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Tampa Activist Says Bigger Protests May Be Looming

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- As a fierce rain began to fall on Occupy Tampa's small encampment, Andrew Speirs, 22, took shelter in the food tent. On a table was...

Gov. Christie's "Taking Our Country Back"

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Does that mean that the United States of America, the great country to which I immigrated 55 years ago -- a country I adopted and which I thought had adopted me -- really hasn't been "my country" all or some of these years?

Kasich Makes Eyebrow-Raising Comment At HuffPost Panel

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

During an event hosted by The Huffington Post in Tampa, Florida, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) gave his thoughts on the direction business growth should t...

Jon Ward

Rand Paul, On Eve Of Convention Speech, Says Paul Ryan's Budget Is 'Too Tepid'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), on the eve of his address to the Republican National Convention, lived up to his maverick reputation, calling o...

Jason Linkins

First Night Of The RNC: A Parade Of Platitudes And Odd Contrasts

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

With the first night of the Republican National Convention scuttled by Hurricane Isaac, this year's uninvited and ultimately never-present guest, Tues...

GOP Governor Makes Admission On False Romney Ads

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) appeared to agree with an MSNBC host and multiple individual fact-checkers Wednesday that the ads run by Republican pres...

Ryan To Take Center-Stage At GOP Convention

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

* Ryan seeks introduction to Americans * Storm-tossed convention gets down to business * Delegates keep wary eye on Hurr...

Elise Foley

Latino Strategist: I 'Pray And Hope' Romney Won't Talk Immigration In Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Latino politicians and operatives had some advice on Wednesday for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney: Don't talk about immigration during the Thurs...

Boehner: At Least My Name Isn't 'Weiner'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) took a dig at ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, using him as the butt of a joke about funny last ...

Ryan Grim

White Male Republicans Struggle For Stage Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. - If you're a female GOP governor, there's a 75 percent chance you're speaking at the Republican convention. Including Puerto Rico, the GO...

Michelangelo Signorile

Sen. Orrin Hatch Disagrees With Romney On Marriage Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Clarification on August 30 at 5:29pm: A spokesman for Sen. Orrin Hatch notes that the senator did not specifically say that he doesn't support a const...

CAPTION CONTEST: Chris Christie Makes Fist

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was the keynote speaker on Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. He did this as he walked ...

Republican Convention Roars On After Big Night Of Speeches

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA AND CALVIN WOODWARD, ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — The Republican National Convention is finally in full-throated roar, cheerin...

Rhee At GOP Convention: Ed Reform Will Require 'Getting Ready For A Fight'

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee called for classroom teach...

WATCH: Ann Romney Steals Show With Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney stole the show with her speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. "This is the man America needs," she told the cr...

Condoleezza Rice: U.S. Voice 'Muted' Under Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the voice of the United States in world affairs "has been muted" under President Barac...

2012 GOP Platform: 'English First,' No Counseling, Contraception In Sex Ed

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

Rejecting a “one size fits all” approach to education, the 2012 GOP education platform advocates providing broad education choices to parents and ...

Sam Stein

George W. Bush All But Erased From Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright turned heads last week by saying that Democrats could very well blame George W. Bush's pre...

Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan Ahead Of Big Rollout

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Even before Paul Ryan takes the stage at the Republican convention, President Barack Ob...

LIVE UPDATES: Republicans Convention Continues After Big Night Of Speeches

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

After the first big night of speeches, the Republican convention continues on Wednesday in Tampa. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is in...

Jon Ward

Beauty And The Beast: Ann Romney, Chris Christie Headline GOP Convention's First Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -– Good cop. Bad cop. The Republican Party showed the nation one of its most winsome faces on the first night of the GOP's shortened...

BAIN UNNAMED: GOP Speakers Won't Utter The Word That Made Mitt Rich

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Among all the rhetoric and exultant language on the first day of the 2012 Republican Convention, one phrase was notably absent: Bain Capital. Not ...

Ryan Grim

Ann Romney's Bain Story Leaves Out Critical Details

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ann Romney on Tuesday recounted her husband's life story in her prime time convention speech, describing his effort to launch Bain Capi...

Christina Wilkie

Nikki Haley: Obama Will 'Stand In Your Way'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley slammed President Barack Obama, who she said would "sacrifice American jobs and American workers to pac...